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Al-Ahram Weekly - World
7/1/2022 12:17:00 PM
Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr has always been unpredictable, but his order to his followers to walk out of Iraq’s parliament after winning a majority of seats seems bewildering.

World - Region
6/23/2022 3:50:14 PM
Iraq's Parliament is set to hold a session Thursday to vote in replacements for 73 lawmakers who resigned earlier this month. The collective walkout by followers of Iraq's most influential Shia politician threw Iraq into further uncertainty, deepening a months-long political crisis over government formation.

World - Region
6/9/2022 6:22:56 PM
Iraq's firebrand Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr made a high-stakes protest Thursday by calling on the 73 lawmakers loyal to him to ready resignation papers to end an eight-month parliamentary paralysis.

World - Region
6/9/2022 12:00:43 PM
Eight months after national elections, Iraq still doesn't have a government and there seems to be no clear way out of the dangerous deadlock.

World - Region
12/30/2021 1:32:44 PM
Iraq's parliament will open on January 9 for its first session since lawmakers were elected in an October vote won by Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr, President Barham Saleh said Thursday.

World - Region
9/29/2021 10:10:05 PM
Iraq's top Shia Muslim cleric on Wednesday urged Iraqis to vote in order to "carry out real change" in next month's parliamentary elections.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
7/29/2021 2:46:00 PM
The changes in Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr’s attitude have always been tactical, but could his grim and lonely game this time be a strategic mistake before Iraq holds critical elections in October

World - Region
7/15/2021 12:20:35 PM
Sadr, whose political manoeuvres have at times puzzled observers, declared he would stay clear of the vote for parliament, where his Saeroon bloc is now the largest with 54 out of 329 seats

World - Region
3/8/2021 5:01:48 PM
Speaking to journalists on board his plane, the 84-year-old pontiff described Sistani -- one of Shiite Islam's top clerics -- as "a wise man".

World - Region
3/6/2021 7:44:05 PM
Sistani "affirmed his concern that Christian citizens should live like all Iraqis in peace and security and with their full constitutional rights"

World - Region
3/6/2021 9:29:56 AM
Francis’s meeting in the holy southern city of Najaf, during a whirlwind and risky tour of Iraq, marked the first time a pope has met with such a senior Shia cleric

World - Region
1/28/2021 4:06:29 PM
Louis Sako, patriarch of Iraq's Chaldean Catholic Church, said it would be a 'private visit' between the two religious figures at Sistani's residence in the shrine city of Najaf, 'without formalities.'

World - Region
9/13/2020 2:05:16 PM

World - Region
9/13/2020 2:04:57 PM
'The parliamentary elections scheduled for next year are of great importance,' said Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, 90, in an online statement after the bilateral meeting

World - Region
12/14/2019 5:01:39 PM

World - Region
11/24/2019 3:16:47 PM
Even the country's top Shia cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, has acknowledged it is time for change -- but the ruling elite begs to differ

World - Region
11/15/2019 5:27:05 PM
'If those in power think that they can evade the benefits of real reform by stalling and procrastination, they are delusional,' Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani said in his weekly sermon

World - Region
11/8/2019 11:32:13 AM

World - Region
10/4/2019 1:30:27 PM

World - Africa
11/7/2018 6:22:29 PM

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